Friday 01 June 2018
Commencing at 11:00amBedford Auction Centre
Friday 25th May – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 26th May – 9am to 4pm,
Thursday 31st May – 9am to 6pm,
Morning of sale from 9am
The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.
A late 19th century siena marble and ormolu desk tidy modelled as a seraph leaning over a brazier, the central pen rest and quill flanked by a pair of inkwells, on a verde antico base with gilt claw feet, w. 41 cm Est £400 – £600
ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
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For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.
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Recent sale results from this auction are displayed below. To view highlights from other auctions, click here.
Bedford Auction Centre
19th Century School,
a 17th century gentleman in a ruff,
oil on copper,
25 x 19 cm oval, together with another of a lady in a ruff (2)
Sold for £1,200
A Lalique 'Bacchantes' pattern vase relief decorated with female nudes, etched signature 'Lalique, France' and numbered 'F851', h. 24.5 cm
Sold for £1,700
A late 19th century students violin with a two-part back, rosewood pegs, in a fitted case with two bows, one being a scumbled example
Sold for £2,300
After Salvator Rosa, 19th century,
a capriccio of a Mediterranean harbour', unsigned,
oil on canvas,
58 x 101.5 cm
*see Lot 54 Phillips 3rd July 1995
Sold for £650
A group of collectables including First World War sweetheart's cards, a 1944 TG.Co. Ltd. Mark III military compass, an RAF silver and enamelled brooch, cap badges etc.
Sold for £540
A pair of William IV silver and parcel gilt salts of nautilus shell form, Joseph Angell I & John Angell I, London 1835, h. 6 cm, 10 ozs
Sold for £1,150
A late 16th/ early 17th century Flemish tapestry fragment depicting figures preparing for battle before noblemen, some on horseback, 132 x 150 cm
Sold for £2,000
(known as Josè Weiss, 1859-1919),
'Public House...Byway Hill',
oil on panel,
32 x 25 cm, together with another by the same hand 'Houghton Lane, Amberley' (2)
Sold for £550
A late 19th century brass and silvered pot with a swing handle, ornately engraved with geometric motifs and Arabic script, d. 25 cm
Sold for £16,200
A Matthew Norman VIP Collection repeater carriage clock, the Swiss movement striking on a gong, the dial with gilt metal spandrels, Arabic numerals, moon phase and three subsidiary dials, within a silvered five-glass case, together with a leather travel case, outer box of book form and guarantee
Sold for £1,200
An Edwardian hammered silver canister and cover of hammered Arts & Crafts design mounted with six turquoise coloured Ruskin-type ceramic roundel's, maker A?J, Birmingham 1903,
h. 12 cm, 7 ozs
Sold for £1,500
A Coalport parian bust modelled as Vice-Admiral Nelson, modelled by Joseph Pitts under the direction of Admiral Sir William Parker K.C.B. from the painting by Wichell in his possession, inscribed to back and dated 1853, h. 23 cm *For an identical example see National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, No. AAA5974
Sold for £440
A late 19th century Austrian cup, the metalwork filled with enamel and gilded sections, the rock crystal bowl and base with floral etching, the central figural column in the form of three herons, h. 14 cm
Sold for £500
Matthew Smith (20th century),
'The Red Show',
signed with a monogram,
oil on canvas,
33 x 43 cm
Sold for £1,200
A 9ct yellow gold engine turned cigarette box of rectangular form, Asprey, London 1928, w. 18 cm, in a fitted case
Sold for £4,100
William Emerton of Wootton: an 18th century longcase clock, the brass face with foliate spandrels, date aperture, secondary dial and moon phase, within a mahogany case
Sold for £720
An Ekco 'All-Electric Radio Type A.D.65 Receiver' in a domed bakelite case, h. 40 cm, together with five boxed associated valves
Sold for £880